Madagascar Skin


1h 33m 1995

Brief Synopsis

Harry has a large birthmark on the side of his face, which he lets dominate his life. Lonely and unloved, he flees the city and heads for the sea where he maroons his car on a deserted beach and lives in it. His equilibrium is destroyed when he saves the life of a man named Flint. As their lives bec

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
International Film Circuit (IFC)
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

Harry has a large birthmark on the side of his face, which he lets dominate his life. Lonely and unloved, he flees the city and heads for the sea where he maroons his car on a deserted beach and lives in it. His equilibrium is destroyed when he saves the life of a man named Flint. As their lives become intertwined, the film turns into a playful take on sexual tensions.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
International Film Circuit (IFC)
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States August 1995

Released in United States August 25, 1996

Released in United States February 1996

Released in United States July 1996

Released in United States June 1996

Released in United States May 1995

Released in United States November 1995

Released in United States September 1995

Released in United States Summer August 23, 1996

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (market) February 15-26, 1996.

Shown at Berlin International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (Closing Night) November 8-15, 1995.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Critics' Week) May 17-28, 1995.

Shown at Drambuie Edinburgh Film Festival August 13-27, 1995.

Shown at New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 6-16, 1996.

Shown at Outfest '96: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 11-21, 1996.

Shown at Philadelphia International Lesbian and Gay Film Fesbival July 11-21, 1996.

Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 21-30, 1996.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 7-16, 1995.

Shown at Verzaubert '95: 5th Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in Munich and Cologne, Germany November 19-29, 1995.

Second film for Chris Newby who marked his feature directorial debut with "Anchoress" (UK/1993).

Released in United States February 1996 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (market) February 15-26, 1996.)

Released in United States May 1995 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Critics' Week) May 17-28, 1995.)

Released in United States June 1996 (Shown at New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 6-16, 1996.)

Began shooting late August 1994.

Completed shooting early October 1994.

Released in United States June 1996 (Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 21-30, 1996.)

Released in United States July 1996 (Shown at Outfest '96: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 11-21, 1996.)

Released in United States July 1996 (Shown at Philadelphia International Lesbian and Gay Film Fesbival July 11-21, 1996.)

Released in United States August 1995 (Shown at Drambuie Edinburgh Film Festival August 13-27, 1995.)

Released in United States Summer August 23, 1996

Released in United States August 25, 1996 (Nuart; Los Angeles)

Released in United States September 1995 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 7-16, 1995.)

Released in United States November 1995 (Shown at Berlin International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (Closing Night) November 8-15, 1995.)

Released in United States November 1995 (Shown at Verzaubert '95: 5th Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in Munich and Cologne, Germany November 19-29, 1995.)